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Arts In The City


THEATER been a million crazy
This spring, there is a misunderstand- Romanian artist Dan
production sure to sur- ings,” said Salamon. Perjovschi comes to
prise theater veterans “Somebody wound MoMA for “Project 85:
and seasoned New York- up at an apartment Dan Perjovschi,” an
ers alike. And it’s way in Chinatown get- exhibition in which the
off-Broadway. In fact, ting a massage. The artist will draw his po-
the warm-weather pro- guy was just weird litically-charged images
duction “Accomplice: enough” for the par- on the museum’s walls
– live. Through Aug. 27.
New York” takes the- ticipants to think he

ater to the street, using was part of the show.
lower Manhattan as a But don’t worry – if Björk brings her oth-
stage for a combina- you find yourself in a erworldly mix of music

Melissa Stern
tion of crime drama, similar station the folks and performance art
improv, whodunit and at the “Accomplice” to a series of concerts
walking tour. It all James Feuer in Accomplic command center are throughout the city,
e: New Yor k stopping at Radio City
starts with a phone just a phone call away.
call, when the top-secret meet- realized how weird And besides, it’s all part Music Hall, the United
ing spot is revealed over the phone. [the city] is until you look around.” of the fun. —Heather Corcoran Palace Theater and the
Apollo, May 2, 5 and
Then, unsuspecting groups are lead Salamon and his sister, Betsy Sal-
8. Her latest album,
on a hunt through the city, uncover- amon-Sufott, came up with the HIGHLINE ROCKS “Volta” hits stores May

ing the story as they go along. They idea after going on a traditional tour Lou Reed rocked the opening 7.
stop for clues and some improvi- of the city. “[We] were on a walking night of the HighLine Ballroom this
sational theater at landmarks and tour of some of these neighbor- Monday, but that doesn’t mean the The Los Angeles Phil-
out-of-the-way spaces along the way, hoods a couple of years ago, and grand opening festivities are over. harmonic and video art-
and even make pit stops for cocktails we were completely at the mercy of Progressive rockers moe. have an- ist Bill Viola team up
at the bar. But to add to the sus- the tour guide,” he said. But as the nounced that they will extend their for the “Tristan Project”
pense, the whole thing is hush-hush, pair discovered, “There was all this stay at the new venue, adding a fifth an epic adaptation of

and participants don’t know what cool stuff that we’d never seen, even night to promote their new album Wagner’s famous opera
to expect, and never know who is a living here for years.” Now entering “The Conch.” For those who prefer “Tristan and Isolde.”
part of the show and who isn’t. “It its third season, some of the real-life smoother sounds, the soulful British May 2 and 5.
makes you hyperaware of your sur- locations on the tour have gotten songstress Amy Winehouse is sched-
roundings,” Tom Salamon, half into the act, adding their own twist uled for two performances the follow-
Subtly modified photo-
of the brother-sister duo behind the to the action. So while there is a ing week. —H.C. graphs of landscapes and
show told the Resident. “You never storyline, no two shows are ever the interiors by Andreas
Gursky play tricks on
the eyes and challenge
SPOTLIGHT ideas of perception. His
Get a double dose of Frank Stella at the Met latest exhibition at Mat-

with two exhibitions of the iconic artist’s work. thew Marks Gallery in-
“Frank Stella: Painting into Architecture” is the cludes his largest works to
date. Through June 30.
Photo/Steven Sloman, New York ©2007

museum’s latest investigation into the connec-
tion between contemporary art and architecture,
while the installation “Frank Stella on the Roof ”
allows for some al fresco art appreciation. “Frank Children can get their
first taste of interna-
Stella: Painting into Architecture” runs through
tional culture with the
July 29, “Frank Stella on the Roof,” through Danish Festival at the
October 28. The exhibitions mark the abstract New Victory Theater.
artist’s first solo presentation at the museum and Five short plays created
feature recent work including sculpture and ar- for young audiences will
chitectural models. —H.C. Frank Stella’s “Gate House,” model, view 5 be making their stateside

debut. May 3.

10 • Resident The Week Of April 30, 2007

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